stockholm: dandy

© nordiska museet / photography: mats landin

so what exactly is a dandy? what does he look like, and could is cultivated male species still be around? an eponymous exhibition at stockholm's nordiska museet sheds light on a phenomenon that first appeared in the upper circles of london and paris in the 1790s, and the show does so from a variety of angles, putting an interesting selection of typical dandy items on display [on until may 1]. additionally, six swedish men's fashion experts get to present their ultimate dandy, and if you click [here] you can vote for your personal fav. location: djurgårdsvägen [djurgården].

© nordiska museet / photography: mats landin - fashion designer göran sundberg works on his dandy installation